Egyptian wooden statue of Tyet knot/Gurdle of Isis Period 2000 - 1600 BC Material Wood and paint Origin Egypt Height 17 centimeter Width 6,7 centimeter Thick 1,7 centimeter Extra information Very rare in this size and condition Condition Very good condition Tyet is a symbol from the ancient Egyptians that, from the New Kingdom, belongs to the Goddes Isis. It is also called: The girdle of Isis. The Tyet as a lot of similarities withe Ankh, the Egyptian cross of life. It means prosperity and life. Registered and insured shipping. Including stand. Provenance: Jaspers' Antiques warrants that he has obtained this item in a legal way. Ex. private collection London dating back to 1979. Important information: No export license is needed to transport this lot within the European Union. Because of the importance of this piece an export license must be requested as soon as it is to be sent outside the European Union. This needs to be done via the heritage inspection of the Dutch Department of education, culture and science. This can be done only after purchase and can take up to several weeks.